Describes the BSA requirements for a bank to file a Suspicious Activity Report and why federal law limits sharing information about a SAR, and the components of a SAR monitoring and reporting system, and how to answer the essential questions that comprise the basis of the SAR narrative.

Re-versioned: Sept. 2015
Updated: Sept. 2017

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the scope of activities appropriate for SAR filing
  • Discuss the importance of keeping SARs confidential 
  • Recognize some indicators of suspicious activity 
  • Describe the five key components of SAR filing 


All employees

​Course Credits

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 Benefits of Self-Paced Training

  • Ultimate flexibility
  • Quizzes to support learning
  • Mobile format available

 Frontline Compliance

This course is available to ABA Member banks at no cost under a license agreement. Learn more

 Registration & Pricing


ABA Member • $95
Non-Member • $130


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